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Aim & Learning Outcomes


To familiarise you with the anatomy and function of the back and programming for back health.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this section, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the anatomy and functions of the spine

  2. Discuss the risk factors for back pain

  3. Discuss methods of preventing back pain

  4. Describe the stages of osteoporosis and its effect on bone health

  5. Discuss and apply exercise programmes which contribute to good bone health
  6. ​Plan and prepare an informative and interesting 1 hour presentation on healthy eating for the general public using:

           Appropriate learning outcomes

    • A selection of suitable presentation methods

    • A suitable selection of supporting resources and materials

Lesson 1: Structure and Functions of the Spine, Back Pain Risk Factors, Back Pain Causes, Posture, Sciatica and Disc Problems, Strains.
Lesson 2: Back Pain Prevention and Alleviation, Exercise Guidelines, Sitting Positions
Lesson Assessment : Take a quick quiz to assess your
knowledge in this section before moving on
  1. Printable Study notes
  2. Sample Lesson Plan for your Back Care presentation
  3. Back Care min-plan for your participants
  4. PowerPoint slides for your presentation to participants
Lesson 3: Osteoporosis; Definitions, Stages of Development, Risk Factors
Lesson 4: Exercise Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis
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